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Guide to the Calvin Pollard Architectural Drawings
1834-1852, undated
  PR 51

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400

New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Sandra Markham

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on March 17, 2022
Description is in English.

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Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

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Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Calvin Pollard Architectural Drawings, PR 051, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, New-York Historical Society.

Related Material at the Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections

A lithographic print of Pollard's full design for the Washington Monument can be found in the Print Room's Portrait File (PR 052) under Washington, George: Monuments and Memorials. Pollard's pocket diaries for 1841 and 1842, as well as a contract for remodeling Castle Garden, are held in the Manuscript Department of the New-York Historical Society Library. A watercolor rendering by Pollard of the Henry Remsen residence is in the Department of Paintings, Sculpture, and Decorative Arts of the Society's Museum.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gifts of E. H. Sauer, 1913, and Samuel V. Hoffman, 1912 and 1917.